This is an Anglo-Scandinavian Disc Brooch, dating to the 10th - 11th century A.D. The central Cloisonné panel has a dark blue enamel background, with an inset cross formed from a pale white or yellow enamel. The pin-lug and attachment point for the catch-plate are in place on the reverse. Reference: West. S. A Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Finds From Suffolk, East Anglian Archaeology 84, Ipswich, 1998 p.121 fig.48. Good fine condition. Provenance: found Essex, England.
OBJECT: Disc Brooch
DATE: c. 10th - 11th century A.D.
MATERIAL: Bronze & Enamel
SIZE: 15mm x 4mm
WEIGHT: 2.45 grams
PROVENANCE: Originally found in Essex, ex. Lincolnshire collection.
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